Former Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Shawne Merriman visited the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. The 49ers wound up signing linebacker Eric Bakhtiari with outside linebacker Clark Haggans suspended three games for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
September 20, 2012
The Buffalo Bills gave up on former Pro Bowl outside linebacker Shawne Merriman, cutting him today. Plagued by injuries, Merriman only registered five sacks in the past four seasons. There were a dozen more words in the press release, a total of 13, than Merriman's sack total in two seasons in Buffalo: one. That included just one sack and nine tackles last season.
August 19, 2012